Charlestown man arrested after attempting to flee from police PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:00

A man with felony robbery warrants fled from Jeffersonville Police officers early Wednesday morning, November 29, during an attempted traffic stop. He was later arrested after barricading himself inside his residence.

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Floyd Central upsets New Albany PDF Print E-mail

By Alan Stewart
Special Correspondent

The custodians shutting off the lights inside Floyd Central’s gymnasium more than an hour after the 14th-ranked Highlanders’ incredible 49-47 overtime victory over top-ranked New Albany wasn’t enough to stop the steady stream of fans offering congratulatory handshakes and pats to the back for Highlander coach Todd Sturgeon, who simply shifted the makeshift meet-and-greet line into the hallway.

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Iron bridge re-open after boards are replaced PDF Print E-mail

During routine maintenance by the Washington County Highway Department it was discovered the wood flooring was found to be rotten on the iron bridge in Pekin.

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Floyd County Man with Emergency Lights and Police Scanner Taken to Jail PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marcus Amos   
Monday, 04 December 2017 11:14

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On December 2, 2017, at approximately 2:34 PM, while traveling on I-265 westbound, Trooper Paul Bailey observed a disabled mini-van on I-265 eastbound partially in the fast lane near the 3.5 Mile Marker in Floyd County.  Positioned directly behind the van was a plain white Ford Crown Victoria with flashing red and white emergency lights on the rear of the vehicle, and flashing white and amber emergency lights on the front.  The white Ford Crown Victoria was completely stationary in the fast lane of Interstate #265 causing a traffic problem.

Trooper Bailey made contact with the driver of the Ford Crown Victoria, John William-Michael Ulmer, 23 years old, from Georgetown-Greenville Road in Greenville. During the contact and subsequent investigation Trooper Bailey discovered an alleged police radio in Ulmer’s vehicle. John William-Michael Ulmer was taken into custody and transported to the Floyd County Jail where he is awaiting his first court appearance.

He was charged with: Illegal Possession of Police Radio, Class B Misdemeanor; Unlawful Display of Emergency Lights, Class C Misdemeanor; Reckless Driving-Blocking Flow of Traffic, Class C Misdemeanor and Light Restriction Violation, Infraction.

Media Note-A Photo of the vehicle he was driving is attached to this news release. A photo of John William-Michael Ulmer can be obtained by contacting the Floyd County Jail.

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Former Washington County standouts play one another in college PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:30
Two former Washington County girls’ basketball standouts squared off in a college basketball game today (Saturday) in Indianapolis.

Former EHS standout Taylor Drury played 37 minutes and scored 10 points on a 5 for 10 shooting day for UIndy.

Former Salem star Alex Davidson had nine points in 31 minutes. She had two rebounds and six assists in USI’s 73-66 win over UIndy.
The two will play again Jan. 11 in Evansville.

 
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